March 17, 2021 By Catrin Einhorn The New York Times
The study offers what is essentially a peer-reviewed, interactive road map for how nations can confront the interconnected crises of climate change and wildlife collapse at sea.
March 10, 2021 By Ashley Braun Hakai Magazine
Compared to fully safeguarded marine protected areas, partially protected areas have little benefit for marine life or people’s enjoyment.
February 9, 2021 By Olive Heffernan China Dialogue Ocean
For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year when world leaders would end harmful subsidies that drive overfishing, agree a new law to protect marine life beyond national waters, and edge closer to protecting 30% of ocean space by 2030. Instead, the world grappled with the fallout of Covid-19.
January 18, 2021 By Karen McVeigh The Guardian
A coalition of NGOs is calling for an urgent ban on destructive bottom trawling in EU marine protected areas, after the failure of member states to defend seas.
December 2, 2020 By Jane Lubchenco, Peter M. Haugan & Mari Elka Pangestu Nature
Ocean ecosystems are under threat. They also hold solutions. Climate change is increasing sea levels and making the ocean warmer, more acidic and depleted in oxygen. The ocean has absorbed around 90% of the excess heat trapped by greenhouse-gas emissions and one-third of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activities since the 1980s.